Linsanity gets the GQ makeover
Jeremy Lin is having the time of his life. In one season he went from riding the pine to seeing full court action with his team the New York Knicks. Now, Lin is set to make his magazine cover debut. It was recently announced he's made the cut on the November edition of GQ Magazine.
Writer Will Leitch met up with the overnight success back in the city that made him, New York. Lin was traded to the Houston Rockets over the summer, but feels most at home in New York City. He admitted there is nothing like playing at Madison Square Garden, and he hopes to be there again someday.
"You can't ask for a city or a fan base to embrace somebody more than they embraced me. I know it's kind of silly to talk about it with only two years under my belt in the league, but going in before free agency, I was like, 'I want to play in front of these fans for the rest of my career.' I really did," Lin shares in the publication. "I really wanted to play in front of the Madison Square Garden fans for the rest of my career, because they're just unbelievable."
Despite being traded, Lin seems to be doing just fine. The New York Post reports his rise to fame has left major brands hungry for endorsements from the true underdog. Lin recently paired with Volvo and signed a deal with Nike.